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Virginia Tech Good To ACC Bettors

Virginia Tech has been struggling to consistently win within the ACC, but they have been a great bet within the conference. The Hokies are 8-1 ATS in their last nine games within the ACC despite going just 5-4 SU in that span. Virginia Tech will be facing off against the ranked Louisville Cardinals in Blacksburg Wednesday.

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  • Louisville is 0-4 ATS in their past four road games.
  • Virginia Tech is 9-3 SU in their last 12 true home games.
  • Damion Lee has scored double-digit points in all but one game this season.

Chinanu Onuaku has quietly been putting up some of the most impressive numbers of any big man in the country with the sophomore tallying six consecutive double-doubles in the past six games. Louisville’s balance has made them hard to beat this season as they average 80.4 points per game, while holding opponents to 58.5 points.

Virginia Tech continues to be a tough play no matter the opponent as each of their past four games have been decided by five points or less, which included a narrow loss to second ranked UNC in their last game. Virginia Tech’s leading scorer Zach LeDay has been putting up some remarkable numbers recently, as the junior averaging 20 points per game in the past six games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Virginia Tech Hokies betting line opened as 9.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Louisville Cardinals vs Virginia Tech Hokies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Louisville Cardinals have watched them go 16-3 and 8-7 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Virginia Tech Hokies are at 12-8 and 8-5-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-5-1, while the Louisville Cardinals have a 7-8 mark.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 263 (Virginia Tech) and the No. 19 (Louisville) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Virginia Tech's No. 88-ranked offense, averaging 76.7 PPG, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 2 at 58.84 PPG. The Hokies field goal percentage has averaged 44.94% so far, less than the Cardinals marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.97% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals grabbed a 75-71 win over the Yellow Jackets on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Damion Lee at Hank McCarmish Pavilion.

Virginia Tech got 17 points from Zach LeDay but lost anyway, 75-70, to North Carolina on Sunday at Cassell Coliseum.

Next Betting Matchups

Louisville home to Virginia, Saturday, January 30th
Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh, Sunday, January 31st

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